Coroner ID’s driver killed in head-on collision with tractor trailer on Fernandina Rd.

Driver dies in head-on collision with tractor-trailer on Fernandina Road

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The driver who died in a head-on collision on Fernandina Road Monday night has now been identified.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said 51-year-old Calvin Casson was killed in the crash.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a 1993 GMC pickup truck driven by Casson was traveling east on Fernandina Road just after 7 p.m. when a tractor-trailer on I-26 went off the right side of the road, made its way through a fence, and collided head-on with the truck.

The tractor-trailer continued to move into a car dealership on Fernandina Road where it hit a few parked cars.

Casson, who lived in Columbia, was entrapped and died on the scene of the crash. The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered minor injuries.

The collision is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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